A 40-year-old member asked:
Ever since i started treatment for hepatitis c, i've been getting terrible coughs. is this normal?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Gastroenterology 22 years experience
It can be: Ribavirin is known to cause cough as a side effect. However, your doctor should listen to your lungs to determine if there is any wheezing or signs of pneumonia.
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Infectious Disease 27 years experience
Yes: The Ribavirin causes a dry cough. I don't know why. You should have someone listen to your lungs in case this is actually an infection.
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 10, 2019
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